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barcode scanner

Barcode scanning is a feature in JustWare that allows you to quickly look up a name or case by scanning the barcode on a report using a piece of hardware called a barcode scanner. When you scan a report's barcode, the name/case record associated with that barcode automatically opens in a name/case session of JustWare.

batch workflow

Batched workflows are scheduled workflows, configured using the business rule editor to automate routine tasks in JustWare.

business rule

Business rules are workflows that automatically perform important tasks, saving hours of case management time.

calendar docket

A Calendar Docket is a schedule of Docket Instances with specified criteria for the entire Calendar Docket.For example, a Calendar Docket can be created to automatically create a schedule of traffic hearings every Monday from 8:00-10:00 for the next six months.

code partitioning

Code partitioning allows you to filter the choices available in a particular field based on the value of another field.

code table

Code tables are data records that define the contents of drop-down lists throughout JustWare.

data partitioning

Data partitioning allows you to control access to case and name information based on security profile or agency.

discovery packets

JustWare allows you to compile multiple files into a single discovery packet which can then be distributed manually (for example, CD or DVD) or electronically using JusticeWeb.

docket calendar

The Docket Calendar is the tool used in JustWare for viewing a Calendar Docket in calendar form. The Calendar Docket is the actual docket, whereas the Docket Calendar is the actual calendar.

docket event

Docket Events are individual events within a Docket Instance. In the above example, the 8:00-10:00 time frame would be filled with 9 individual events.

docket instance

Docket Instances are the individual time frames in a calendar docket, for example the 8:00AM - 10:00AM Monday time frame set aside in a Calendar Docket.


A domain is the networked group of computers and databases that are connected within a JustWare implementation.

double-entry accounting

Double-entry accounting is the standard accounting system used by businesses and banks around the world. Double-entry accounting offers a high level of accounting accuracy and provides a method for quickly checking accuracy because the sum of all accounts with debit balances should equal the sum of all credit balance accounts.


Data Protection Application Programming Interface (DPAPI) is a Windows-based security standard that provides client-side security for JustWare.


An EDMS (or just DMS) is an Electronic Document Management System, software that keeps track of thousands of documents.


An account type that is created when a payment is accepted for a name record that does not yet have an unpaid financial obligation associated with it.


Events are occurrences or incidents that occur in a specific case or for a specific person. Examples of events are court appearances, client meetings, and arraignments.


Fillpoints are variable spaces used in email templates and in JDA documents to specify different kinds of information to be inserted into the email or document.

joint and several obligation

A joint and several obligation is a financial obligation that two or more individuals are responsible for paying. For example, if two individuals vandalize a store, the court might hold them jointly responsible for paying restitution for the damage done without specifying the amount that either one has to pay.

Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft Exchange is the client-server software product that powers enterprise email and calendar systems with Microsoft Outlook.


An operand is a quantity on which a mathematical operation is performed. For instance, in the equation 2+2=4, the 2's are operands, and the + is an operator.


A record can refer to the collection of information about an individual or a case, or it can refer to a single line of related data in a snap-in. For instance, the instruction "Add a new name record" would mean adding all the information available about an individual, while "Add a new record in the snap-in" would mean creating a new line of data for the specific type of information you are entering.

roaming profile

A roaming user profile allows a user connected to a Windows Server domain to log on to any computer on the same network and access their local files and settings across the network.

security profiles

Security profiles define which sessions, views, snap-ins, and even fields users can view, insert, update, and delete.


A character or text that is placed between two positions in an auto-generated case number to separate them from each other. Example: the "-" in the case number 5272010-003.


Sessions are screens that display certain types of information or tools. For example, name sessions contain snap-ins that display information about individuals, while case sessions contain information regarding different cases.


Snap-ins are the tabs found in each session that allow data entry or display reports.


Use a soundex search when you want to return results with similar sounding or similarly spelled names. For example, "John" and "Jon" would both be returned for a soundex search of either spelling of the name.

time tracking

Time tracking is a feature of JustWare that allow an organization to keep records of the amount of time individuals are spending on specific tasks or cases.


A view is the format in which information is displayed within the current session. It determines which snap-ins are visible.


A voucher is a financial record used when a payee overpays or is entitled to any restitution from your organization.